Greg Mackey is a fisheries scientist with 23 years of experience in conservation biology, hatchery design and construction, and hydrogeology. Greg’s background includes a wide range of experiences and abilities, including statistical analyses and modeling, biological field assessment, hatchery program design and assessment, design and construction, and contract management. He is adept at management of complex systems, creative and innovative thinking, planning, and employing strategies such as adaptive management and structured decision making to conservation challenges. Prior to joining Four Peaks Environmental Science & Data Solutions, Greg worked for the Maine Department of Marine Resources focused on recovering endangered Atlantic salmon and spent 13 years working with the Public Utility District No. 1 of Douglas County Natural Resources Department where he served as their representative for the Mid-Columbia Habitat Conservation Plan Hatchery Committee, Monitoring and Evaluation Manager, and Hatchery Program Manager.
Greg holds a bachelor’s degree in biology with a minor in biochemistry from the University of Southern Maine and a master’s degree in fisheries science from the University of Washington. Prior to his career in the biological sciences, Greg was a freelance illustrator. He is based in Wenatchee, WA, and enjoys hiking, photography, skiing, snowshoeing and canoeing. Otherwise, you’ll find him trying to build something or visiting a museum.